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Reglement

Reglement

ART.1 ORGANIZATION
The organisation is provided by Zitoway Sport & Adventure of Modena takes care of the sport and logistic organisation of the 2st edition of the “LAKES 66”, from the May 12 to May 14, in the Secchia River conservation area, Campogalliano (Modena), Italy. The technical organization is by ASD Wild Life Forever Campogalliano - Modena.

ART. 2 DEFINITION OF THE RACE
The “LAKES 66” is a trail running race with a distance of approximately 66 km., (reduced distance, km 50 for NW) divided into 3 stages of 10, 35 km ( reduced distance, km 20 and 21 Km.

ART. 3 ACCEPTANCE OF RULES AND REGULATIONS
Enrolment in the race is seen as an acceptance of the present regulations in any form and amendments by the competitors and authorizes the organization to modify the regulation complex itself at any moment, as reported in the art. N. 15.

ART. 4 CONDITIONS OF ENROLMENT
The competitors of both running and sport nordic walking categories, must be above the age of 18, of either sex. They must also present a valid medical certificate from a sports medical centre, together with a cardiac stress test attesting the ability of the participant to take part in the race. The non-competitive nordic walkers must show a simple medical certificate without stress test
All participants must sign a consent form, absolving the organization of any responsibility.

ART. 5 CATEGORIES
There will be two official categories:
Runners category (competitive) divided into male and female sub-cateogries
Nordic Walkers and Walkers category (non-competitive) divided into male and female sub-cateogries

ART. 6 VERIFICATIONS
All certificates, documents and compulsory materials will be checked on friday, May 12. At the end of the verifications, bib numbers will be consigned: these must be worn throughout the race and must not be cut or modified in any way, always showing their trademarks.
Nordic Walkers and Walkers will have their dedicated bibs.

ART. 7 THE RACE
The start time of each stage will be announced in group at fixed agreed time, after the technical briefing. Only in the 35 km and 21 Km water points will be arranged: 3 waterpoints in the 35 km leg and 1 waterpoint in the 21 km leg. Hot temperatures can occur and despite the limited distances, it is mandatory to run with at least 1 litre of water along with you (camel back or water belt).
The 10 km leg on the 1st day will be ran at night. Mandatory a headlamp or a hand torch together with a reflectore on the pack or back.
Dropping litter along the path will result in immediate exclusion from the race.

ART. 8 THE ROUTE
The entire route will be marked by the organisation by signals agreed upon (cartoon board or colour ribbons.). Competitors are obliged to follow this route, otherwise there will be the disqualification from the race. Only along the route assistance and recovery for the competitors will be granted.

ART. 9 TERRRAIN
The race route develops on compact white roads and trails, with passages in thick forest along single tracks where is possible to find minor natural obstacles such as logs and small fords.

ART. 10 ABANDONING THE RACE
In case of definitive abandonment, the competitor must immediately communicate his or her decision to the staff and hand in the bib number. In case of partial abandonment, i.e., withdrawal from one leg, the competitor will be given the maximum time for the leg plus a previously agreed time penalty, but may take part in all the other legs.

ART. 11 CLASSIFICATION
Only for the Runners categories the official timing will work. The time of each competitor shall be counted in hours, minutes and seconds. The total time for each stage will determine the final classification. The winner will obviously be the one who has the lowest time score.
For those who will run only one of the legs, the name and time will appear only in the leg rank, while it won't in the general final one. No awards for the single legs.

ART. 12 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND INSURANCE
During the race a medical assistance is guaranteed.
All the competitors have to be insured for health reasons; is mandatory to have a personal insurance stipulated in your country of residence. This policy will be undersigned by the organization. The competitors participate under their own responsibility and the organization cannot in any way be held responsible for accidents, falls or illness during the run. Competitors cannot prevail over third-party even in case of contact or accident caused by a third-party. The organization is not required to provide insurance for any civil risk and is relieved of any responsibility for accidents, death or damage faced by the athletes during the race.
The organization holds a public liability policy RSA Sun Insurance Office ltd N. 1006.1000002256 covering up to € 1.000.000,00.
Foreign competitors will be able to take out insurance policies on their country of origin for any assistance and repatriation.
 
ART. 13 COPYRIGHT
All the rights of use for photos and videos of the “LAKES 66” are reserved to the organizers .The competitors, with the registration, allow the organizers to use their names and images. All photos or videos shot during the race may not be used by the competitors except for private use, unless a special permission has been granted.

ART. 14 PRIZES
Cups and plates will be awarded to the 3 first athletes in each category. Special prizes will be assigned by exclusive decision of the organisation.
Each runner reaching the finish line will be awarded with a memory medal.

ART. 15 RIGHTS OF THE ORGANIZATION
The Director of the race holds the right to intervene and modify, at his own will and for the reasons he will explain during the technical briefing, the itinerary of the race as per the present rule. The direction of the race also holds the right to modify the route, the kilometers or the legs due to climate conditions or for both safety and technical reasons.